Community Corner

Community Corner

  Event Description Time / Location
9/3 - 9/30 Financial Coffee Talks

Bring your financial questions and have a cup of coffee with Andy Cooper from Edward Jones. 

These talks will be on Sep. 3rd, 11th, 15th, 26th, and 30th.

This event is for Seniors age 50 or better.

This event is free to attend.

For more information, contact the L.E. Phillips Senior Center at 715-839-4909.

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
from 10am-6pm
The Yellowstone Art Trail is a free self-guided art tour which includes the towns of Cadott, Boyd & Stanley, Wi. Over 20 artists and 13 locations plus historical places of interest and specialty shops featuring locally made products.
Brochures & maps are available at area businesses (in August) and on our facebook page and our website:  
Enter our drawing to win one of 24 artist creations that will be given away. Details are available on the websites.
10am - 6 pm, Cadott, Boyd & Stanley, WI
9/19 - 9/21 12th Annual Oktoberfest

Come on out to the 12th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest! There will be plenty of entertainment and tasty food! Three day Adult Admission is $15. Wristbands can be bought at Chippewa Falls Chamber of Commerce, Gordy's County Market, Leinie Lodge, Mason Shoe Outlet Store, Northwestern Bank, Olson's Ice Cream Parlor, RCU Chippewa, and Leader Telegram.

Friday and Saturday all kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult, Sunday all kids admitted for free. There will also be free parking on Sunday.

Daily gate admission is $8.

For a complete schedule of events and further details, go to


11 AM - 11 PM Friday and Saturday, 10 AM - 4 PM on Sunday, Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls
9/20 Fall Family Festival

Grab your hat, step into your cowboy boot and join us for a day of good ole' western fun!

At this festival, there will be charcoaled chicken, hot dogs, beans, chips, treats, and more! There will be western themed games and prizes, carriage rides, pony rides, hay wagon rides, face painting, barn petting zoo, family western photos, line/square dancing workshop, horseshoe competition, cruzin' cream - ice cream and raffle, and dj'd music and dancing. 

There will also be an opportunity to go on a 2 hour or 4 hour trail ride through beautiful Barron County. Check in time is at 10 AM and departure is at 11 AM. You must pre-register for this trail ride by September 15th, and you must provide your own horse. 

Admission is free for this event, and there is also camping available for $15 for a site (no electricity). Call ahead to reserve your spot! 

For more information, call 715-859-6670 or visit

Nature's Edge Therapy Center is located at 2523 14 3/4 Ave. in Rice Lake.

Noon - 6 PM, Nature's Edge Therapy Center
9/21 St. Joseph's Catholic Church Fall Festival

Join St. Joseph's Catholic Chruch for their Fall Festival! There will be an auction on the Church Grounds at 1 PM. This auction will feature wood and other items. Auction services donated by Jamie Stobb. 

There will be a dinner from 11:30 AM - 2 PM. This dinner will feature baked ham, turkey breast, mashed potatoes, rolls, vegetables, pie, coleslaw, milk, and coffee. Dinner is $8 for an adult, $4 for children ages 6-12, and free for children 5 and under. There will be carryouts available.

All day long, there will be a regular raffle, a Packer vs. Bears ticket raffle, silent auction, country store with baked goods and crafts, cake walk, fish pond, and games. The raffle drawings will be held at 2 PM. 

Some festival extras include the Lima Polka Choir at 9:30 AM and a Polka Mass at 10 AM. 

All Day, St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Elk Mound

You’re invited to join your friends and enjoy our delicious

Breakfast with French Toast, Pancakes, Sausages, Coffee, Juice, and Milk

at Lake Street United Methodist Church, Lake Street & 4th Avenue, Eau Claire.

  • ·       Sunday, September 21, 2014
  • ·       Serving 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • ·       $5.50 each for adults; children and students FREE –

So families -- grab the kids and enjoy a great breakfast!   Please join us!





8:00 am - 11:30 am, Lake Street & 4th Avenue, Eau Claire, WI

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church - Mondovi WI is holding its


Sunday, September 21st, 2014 

10:00 am - Polka Mass (by the Overall Kampa Band)

11:00 am - 1:30 pm - Roast Beef & Ham Dinner  

Adults - $9.00 Children 5-10 - $5.00 Children Under 5 - Donation

Carry outs available. 

Activities begin on the grounds at 11:00 am :  Bake & Candy Sale, Produce Stand, Cake Walk, Games, Kids and Adult Friendship trees... and much more.  Free Bingo 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Blackout at 2:15 pm

Charcoal Chicken served Outside All Day! Carry outs available.    

Gun Raffle - Kiddie Raffle - 50/50 Cash - Raffle Drawings to be held at 2:45 pm 

Door prizes - must be present to win.  Sign-ups on the grounds.  Drawing following Bingo. 

10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church - Mondovi, WI
9/22 - 10/10 GriefShare – Your journey from Mourning to Joy!

GriefShare – Your journey from Mourning to Joy!

 GriefShare is a special 12 week seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It is a place to be around people who understand what you are feeling. Along with death can come a whole host of other issues. For some there is anger, bitterness or unforgiveness. The video series deals with real people who have experienced loss. Grief hurts – there is help available.

 GriefShare will begin Monday, September 22nd from 7-8:30pm at the Roger Marten Center in Mondovi WI. There is no cost to attend.

 GriefShare – is offered through Family Matters of WI Inc – a ministry of Faith Community Church of WI Inc.

 Carol Lunderville, facilitator, has a Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary, Newburgh, IN and has been facilitating groups for the past 23 years. For further information please call

7:00 - 8:30 pm, Roger Marten Center, Mondovi, WI

The LE Phillips Senior Center invites all Seniors age 50 and better to join us for:

  • Flu Shot Clinic 
    • Monday, Sept 22, 9:30 - Noon
  • Flu Shots will be given by Walgreen's of Chippewa Falls.

Walk Ins Welcome

Medicare accepted. 

For more information contact L E Phillips Senior Center: 715 839 4909

9:30 am - Noon, L E Phillips Senior Center - Eau Claire
9/23 E C Women's Connection September Luncheon

The Eau Claire Wisconsin Women's Connection invites you to their SEPTEMBER LUNCHEON   -    IT FEELS LIKE FALL

  • Special Feature: Karen Zabrowski - Your Mother's Rhinestone Jewelry 
  • FROM WRECKAGE TO RESTORATION - Inspirational Speaker - Patty Parker tells how the wreckage of her life was restored by the Master repairman.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Eau Claire Country Club  828 Clubview Lane, Altoona WI 

Reservations are Necessary by THURSDAY SEPT. 18, 2014 - $14.00 Inclusive

Contact Darla 715 835 5288 or Ann 715 832 2052 to Make your Reservation

Sponsored by Stonecraft Ministries


1:00 pm, 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona, WI
9/25 Income in Retirement Workshop

L E Phillips Senior Center in Eau Claire, WI invites all Seniors age 50 and better to join them for:

Navigating Your Next Adventure: Managing Your Income in Retirement Workshop

Discuss planning for retirement by evaluating expenses/income, ways to preserve savings using annuities, supplemental health care and life/long-term care and factors that may adversely affect savings.

Thurs. Sept 25th at 10:30 am 


for more information please contact L E Phillips Senior Center at 715-839-4909.

10:30 am, L E Phillips Senior Center, Eau Claire WI

Indianhead Chapter of the American Sewing Guild will hold the August General Meeting on

Thursday, September 25, 2014  at 7:00 pm  at the

First Presbyterian Church, 2112 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI  

General Meeting:

Educational Program: Embellished Collars 

Presented by: Ellen Nelson

Call for information and directions:  715-864-7699

7:00 PM, 2112 Rudolpf Road, Eau Claire, WI
9/27 Pledge for Paws Dog Walk

Pledge for Paws Dog Walk
Irvine Park Chippewa Falls, WI.

September 27, 2014
Flag Hill Pavilion, Irvine Park, Chippewa Falls, WI
**Rain or Shine** Registration at noon
Lunch will be provided ! $50, $75 & $100 Gift Cards for the top 3 Pledge Participants
Gift Cards to anyone collecting $100 or more
Many Door Prizes and Raffles
We will feature games and doggie gift bags

All proceeds from this event will go to Chippewa Valley Humane Association.

A picnic lunch will be provided for participants. There will also be many door prizes and raffles, and doggie gift bags for our four legged friends and games for pets and owners.

The cost is $20 per person, or $40 per family. There will be a free t-shirt for to all who pre-register by September 1st. Limit 2 t-shirts per family. $10 for additional shirts.  

For more information, contact the Lake Wissota Animal Hospital at 715-726-8811 or 16780 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls, WI.

Registration at Noon, Walk at 1 PM, Irvine Park, Flag Hill Pavilion; Chippewa Falls, WI

Stepfamily Rx   CONFERENCE

 Saturday, September 27, 2014

9 am – 3 pm  

$40.00/couple -$20.00/single 

Includes: Lunch, Beverages, Snacks FREE CHILDCARE (up to grade 5) 


Don’t miss this amazing opportunity for meeting other step-parents/grandparents, having interactive Q&A while gaining information, encouragement, and support! 

Also for couples contemplating a stepfamily marriage/remarriage! 

 Featured Speakers:  Amy Sexton, M.S. Clinic for Christian Counseling, LLC; Mark Halvorsen – WWIB/WOGO; John & Marilyn Zmuda; Pastor James Whatley, Peace Church; and Pastor Brian Cole (Stanley, WI). 

 Conference is sponsored by and held at: Peace Church,  501 E. Fillmore Ave.,  Eau Claire, WI 54701

 for further information and to REGISTER, call  the Peace Church at 715.834.2486 or email Dori Pulse at      

Visit blog at:

9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 501 E Fillmore AvEau Claire, WI 54701
9/28 St. Paul's Catholic Church's Fall Festival

Join St. Paul's Catholic Church for their Fall Festival. There will be a family style chicken dinner from 10:30 - 2:30. Dinner is $9 for Adults, $4 for Children, and preshoolers are free. 

There will be an Auction starting at 11, as well as a thrift sale, cake walk, children's games, and raffles.

N/A, St. Paul's Catholic Church in Bloomer

 Drammen Lutheran Church - Fall Festival

  Sunday, Sept  28, 2014

  Time:    10:00 am – 2:00 pm    ( 10:00 am Worship Service with  Special  Music)

  Menu:    11:00 am  - Charcoal Chicken Dinner

         ¼ Chicken Dinner  $9.00  -  Lunch Meal  $5.00

Classic/Antique Car & Tractor Show

        Simply bring your show car  to church by noon. 

        If you would like to bring a tractor for the tractor parade, please    

        contact John at 715 579-6892.

 Quilt Raffle;  Bingo; Silent Auction; Cake Walk;  Children's Activities; Bake Sale; Coffee & Pop Stand; Basket Raffle; Artisan's Sale Booths, Petting Zoo;                                                             

Directions from Mondovi – 7 miles North on HWY 37, Right on Co Rd ZZ (2 miles), Right at Stop sign

From Eau Claire – 11 miles South on HWY 37, Left on  Co Rd ZZ (2 miles), Right at Stop sign

STOP at church Entrance, attendant will provide you parking directions.   



10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Drammen Lutheran Church
10/4 - 10/5 Indianhead Firearms Gun Show-Chippewa Falls WI

Indianhead Firearms Gun Show, October 4 & 5, 2014

Northern Wisconsin State Fair Grounds, 331 Jefferson Avenue, Chippewa Falls, WI -  Enter on Edward Street. Building C.

125 Tables,

Admission: $5, Sat 8-5, Sun 9-3,

For more Information:  Contact - Al Burish 715-289-5333.


Sat. 8-5; Sun. 9-3, Northern Wisconsin State Fair Grounds-Chippewa Falls WI